Eskom evacuates contractor workers after protest at Kusile

South African power utility Eskom on Friday, said it had to evacuate contractor workers at the Kusile power station, in Mpumalanga, after a violent protest erupted by employees of SGB, a subcontractor of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa. Mitsubishi Hitachi is appointed by Eskom to design, manufacture, supply, erect and commission six 800 MW utility steam generators for each of the Kusile and Medupi power stations.